There are 3 ways to get from Glasgow Central Station to Waterfoot by train, taxi or car
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Train • 25 min
£2 - £5
2 alternative options
Taxi • 15 min
£18 - £22
Drive • 15 min
£1 - £2
Glasgow Central Station to Waterfoot by train
The train journey time between Glasgow Central Station and Waterfoot is around 25 min and covers a distance of around 8 miles. The fastest train normally takes 20 min. Operated by First ScotRail Service, the Glasgow Central Station to Waterfoot train service departs from Glasgow Central and arrives in Thorntonhall. Typically 141 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.
Train route overview
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Glasgow Central Station to Waterfoot train schedules
Trains departing Thursday, August 5, 2021
Trains departing Friday, August 6, 2021
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Questions & Answers
The cost-effective way to get from Glasgow Central Station to Waterfoot is to drive, which costs £1 - £2 and takes 15 min.
The quickest way to get from Glasgow Central Station to Waterfoot is to taxi which costs £18 - £22 and takes 15 min.
Yes, there is a direct train departing from Glasgow Central and arriving at Thorntonhall. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 25 min.
The distance between Glasgow Central Station and Waterfoot is 7 miles. The road distance is 7.3 miles.
The best way to get from Glasgow Central Station to Waterfoot without a car is to train which takes 25 min and costs £2 - £5.
The train from Glasgow Central to Thorntonhall takes 25 min including transfers and departs hourly.
Glasgow Central Station to Waterfoot train services, operated by First ScotRail Service, depart from Glasgow Central station.
Glasgow Central Station to Waterfoot train services, operated by First ScotRail Service, arrive at Thorntonhall station.
Yes, the driving distance between Glasgow Central Station to Waterfoot is 7 miles. It takes approximately 15 min to drive from Glasgow Central Station to Waterfoot.
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What companies run services between Glasgow Central Station, Scotland and Waterfoot, Scotland?
First ScotRail Service operates a train from Glasgow Central to Thorntonhall hourly. Tickets cost £2 - £5 and the journey takes 25 min.
Train from Glasgow Central to Thorntonhall
- Ave. Duration
- 25 min
- Estimated price
- £2 - £5
- First ScotRail Service
- Anytime Day Single
- £2 - £4
- Anytime Day Single 1st Class
- £4 - £5
- Ave. Duration
- 15 min
- Estimated price
- £18 - £22
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